Draft Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Artia Moghbel David Rodriguez


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Total investments 20
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 2.86
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Apps
  • Mobile Apps
  • Financial Services
  • E-Commerce

Draft Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The fund was created by Artia Moghbel, David Rodriguez. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Draft Ventures, startups are often financed by ff Venture Capital, Thrive Capital, Sherpa Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Matrix Partners, Greycroft, 8VC. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by ff Venture Capital, Collaborative Fund, Notation Capital.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This Draft Ventures works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight FabFitFun, Thrive Market, Livefyre. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Financial Services, Real Time. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
$5M15 Nov 2021 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Candid Wholesale

Retail Technology
$2M14 Jun 2021 Portland, Oregon, United States


Mobile Apps
$18M13 May 2021 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


Big Data
Location Based Services
Mobile Apps
Product Search
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$18M06 Mar 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

IronChain Capital

Asset Management
Financial Services
$2M14 May 2018 San Francisco, California, United States


Big Data
Location Based Services
Mobile Apps
Product Search
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$2M20 Jan 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Information Technology
Video Games
$7M19 Jan 2017 Portland, Oregon, United States


Product Management
Real Time
01 Jan 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


Interior Design
$16M01 Jul 2016 Los Angeles, California, United States
Upsie Raises $18.2M in Series A Funding

– Upsie is a St. Paul, Minn.-based consumer-centric platform for purchasing product warranties.
– Company raised $18.2m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by True Ventures with participation from Concrete Rose VC, Avanta Ventures, Kapor Capital, Samsung Next, Massive, Backstage Capital, Awesome People Ventures, Draft Ventures, Matchstick Ventures, M25, Silicon Valley Bank, Bread & Butter Ventures, Ordinary Ventures, Diverse Angels, Imagination Capital, Uncommon VC, Marc Belton, Daren Cotter (Founder and CEO of InboxDollars), George Azih (Founder and CEO of LeaseQuery), Richard Parsons, Anton Vincent, Sri Pangulur, Damon DiVito, Jon and Lottie Rezneck, etc.
– The company will use the funds to hire, increase customer awareness and continue building its warranty product offerings and verticals.


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